University of Calgary

September 2009

September 30, 2009

Dalai Lama kicks off NOW conference, receives honorary degree
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama arrived in Calgary Wednesday for the two-day NOW conference hosted by the University of Calgary to encourage and foster community engagement.

Dalai Lama arrives in Calgary for historic visit
His Holiness returns to city for first time in 30 years for U of C’s NOW conference

September 28, 2009

Dalai Lama returns to Calgary
This week, the University of Calgary will bring His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama back to town for the first time in 30 years. His talk will be webcast live.

September 27, 2009

Canadians call for climate change action
103 citizens provide Canada’s official public input for upcoming COP 15 meeting in Copenhagen

September 26, 2009

Message to astronauts hits cyberspace

September 25, 2009

Calling Canada’s science teachers: The search is on for the next Iron Science champions

September 24, 2009

Capturing carbon from air should be "an essential tool" in managing climate change risk, scientist says

September 23, 2009

Safeguarding software, fighting kidney disease
Two new chairs funded at U of C by Canada Research Chairs Program

September 17, 2009

U of C alumnus finds high numbers of heat-loving bacteria in cold Arctic Ocean
Results point to potential use of microbes in offshore oil and gas exploration

Make a positive impact, and act NOW
University of Calgary’s day of action event gaining traction throughout the community

September 16, 2009

Who calls the shots over Olympic skies?
NORAD’s role in Vancouver 2010 renews debate over bi-national defence arrangement

September 15, 2009

U of C nets six new Royal Society Fellows
Peers recognize significant research with a prestigious distinction

Cross, Isbnister named assistant coaches for Dinos hockey
Former NHLers Cory Cross and Brad Isbister will join the Dinos coaching staff

National fuel cells research network launched at U of C

September 11, 2009

Terry Fox research dollars at work
Ten cases of early lung cancer that may have gone unnoticed already detected in Canada

It pays to be the most devoted Dino
U of C goes red all over in annual Dinos Kickoff game vs. the arch-rival U of A Golden Bears

September 10, 2009

Calgary student-built solar home to be showcased during 2010 Olympic Winter Games

September 9, 2009

Flips, flops and cartwheels
Scientists discover gecko tail has mind of its own

September 8, 2009

U of C welcomes 6,600 new students
University meets its target of boosting undergraduate ranks by 1,500 this school year

September 4, 2009

Aasha (Hope)
Students create an NGO to raise hope and funds for Rajasthan women

September 2, 2009

Dinos, Under Armour announce exclusive partnership
The University of Calgary Dinos are pleased to announce the signing of a four-year partnership with Under Armour Canada, Inc. to be the official outfitter of Dinos Football through the 2012-13 season.

Mopping up the grow-ops
Alberta Real Estate Association engages U of C researcher to draft provincial guidelines for rehabilitating former drug labs

September 1, 2009

Dean appointed to Health Advisory Committee
Dean of medicine appointed to provincial committee advising on patient care and the health system.

Stop emitting CO2 or geoengineering could be our only hope
U of C climate researcher co-author of new Royal Society report on tackling global warming

What’s a blobfish?
A tradition since 1975, the medicine class of 2012 has been named after the muscleless, blobfish.